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of the passing of an icon, one of the city's and nation's most outspoken and popular politicians, ed koch has died of congestive heart failure. he served in world war ii and later was elected to three terms as mayor of new york city. ed koch dead at the age of 88. dramatic and contention day of testimony for senator charlie hagel. >> reporter: john mccain seized on hagel's opposition to the surge in iraq. >> the question is, are we right or wrong? that's a pretty straightforward question. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no answer. >> reporter: over his 2008 comments related to israel that a quote jewish lobby intimidate a lot of people in congress. >> name one person in your opinion who is intimidated by the israeli lobby in the united states senate. >> well, first -- >> name one. >> i don't know. >> reporter: hagel was repeatedly pressed by both democrats and republicans to make clear this point on israel. >> i strongly support israel. >> reporter: and clarified his stan on iran. >> by the way, i've just been handed a note that i misspoke. >> reporter: hagel said he fully backs t
. >>> that intense debate continues over a gun store in los gatos. it was another packed house last night at the city's town council. more security was brought in after robert chang found a death threat at his home last week. chang sat out in the audience, next to his attorney, but did not say a word. >> about access to guns, there are plenty of places to purchase a weapon. the question is why do we need to be one of those places? >> i think they're running a good shop and i don't think they intend to hurt anybody in los gatos. >> the council discussed passing a moritorium that would put a freeze on opening a new shop until the council is able to come up with regulations. >>> san jose's casino matrix is is suing the city of san jose citing a conflict of interest. it alleges that the gaming division administrator admitted under oath that he does consulting work for indian casinos, commercial casinos and racetrac racetracks. as we reported in january, it was the gaming commission who recommended against allowing them to open the high stakes gambling. the police chief agreeded and now, the matrix wants
city was diverted due to an unruly passenger on board we're told. jet blue flight 185 landed in denver at 7:15. kusa reports it was a customer service issue between a flight attendant and female passenger. a federal air marshall got involved. once the individual was escorted off the plane the flight was back in the air. denver police, the tsa and fbi are now handling that investigation. back to youp. >> all right. tom costello, thank you so much. >> we're following another breaking news story. ed koch, former mayor of new york city has died. he was a towering political figure in the city who earned a reputation for his sometimes combative style. ron allen has more on koch's career in politics. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. ed koch was certainly a legendary iconic figure in new york. tributes and remembrances are pouring in. he was 88 and died of congestive heart failure. he's being remembered as a politician that got things done, did so in a way that left a lasting impression. >> hi! >> reporter: ed koch was a quintessential new yorker and one of the city's most popular
a big city like manhattan, right? >> of course. it's a shock wave, basically. the physics of it is it hits the earth's atmosphere and feels like a brick wall to it. because of how fast it is moving. and when you hit a brick wall you basically explode. that's what happened here. exploded in midair. that shock wave shatters glass or anything sort of fragile and breakable over a huge radius. remember the oklahoma city bomb that destroyed the building it hit, but of course much glass was broken in the surrounding area. that's the effect of a shock wave air blast of an explosion of this kind. >> this seems to have come without warning. is this the sort of thing that scientists aren't able to detect in the atmosphere? >> yeah. below a certain size asteroid, they come in without warning. exactly. above a certain size, a radar can detect them. the military certainly has a smaller threshold for what they can see coming in. by the time you see them coming in, there's no defense against them. something this size is not going to render the human species exstint. something large enough
the world, matt. >> it's the middle of the afternoon, claudio, there in vatican city. s it he a place where tourists and pilgrims gather on a daily bases. any idea the reaction of the people among the street or in the plaza? >> reporter: oh, yeah. we spoke to a number of people here. they saw all of the cameras charging over them. they were there to visit st. peter's square on a quiet monday morning as the tourists do here. they asked us what is going on. nobody really got the news. when they told them pope benedict xvi was redesignisignry didn't know. actually, he can, but obviously, no pope has done that for 700 years. so no wonder people are aware of that. for now on that may change the course of the catholic church in the future as well as pope benedict xvi is setting an example. if you don't have the strength to carry on let someone younger and more strength to carry on the mission. >> it certainly is a monument ool announcement. claudio, thank you very much. >>> this morning we spoke with greg burke the senior communication adviser to the holy see in rome. we began by asking him how m
of the month. rich richard engel is live in the vatican city. >> reporter: it's an act of humility and encourage to make way for a younger man. 24 hours later there's still shock in the vatican city. >> shocked. disappointed. sad. >> reporter: this morning roman catholics, tourists, even some church officials wondered if this can be a moment to revitalize the church after pope benedict xvi's unexpected decision to step down. >> personally i didn't agree with a lot of the things he believed and prepared. >> this will bring change for the church. >> reporter: in making his announcement the 85-year-old pontiff who has been looking frail asked for forgiveness. i have to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the min nus stri entrusted to me he told a gathering of cardinals in latin saying his advanced age forced the decision. just hours later these images circulated around the world. these are unusual times for the vatican. the last time a pope abdicated under similar circumstances was more than 700 years ago, sell less stein v. they don't send messages or contradict the new pop
city and up to mackinaw city, weep are looking at about 6 to 9 inches of snow. we're going to get to your local forecast in just a sec, but first this message. tell me you miss me. that's all i need. [ female announcer ] for everything they need to hear this valentine's day, there's a hallmark card. >>> 7:20 on a thursday morning. happy valentine's day to you. a live look just a spectacular start to the day over the san francisco bay. you can clearly see the bay bridge here. we do have fog out there. travel cautiously. as we head throughout the afternoon, upper 60s and eastbound low 70s. santa cruz, 71. 68 inland. 68 bayside even warmer as we head into the end of the week. >>> and that's your latest weather, savannah? >> all right, al, thanks. >>> coming up much more on the breaking news, the stunning arrest of olympic runner oscar pistorius for the murder of his girlfriend. we're going to talk to somebody who knew the victim. but, first, this is "today" on >>> still ahead, we find out why savannah is toting tables across new york city. >>> and the nation's newest of medal of hono
suspicious activity. >> a city looking for a fix to many of its fixtures. >> now, we got this memoranda from the city of san jose about fixing its lights. we are told that this neighborhood along rye land drive in san jose should see lights fixed within the next few days but many other neighborhoods will have to wait longer. scott budman, nbc. >> now to our continuing coverage of the 49ers' quest for number six. tonight the team is hoping to turn its attention back to the game plan and away from the controversial comments of one player. chris culliver's anti-gay statements to a radio shock jock took a firestorm. today he took the heat and offered apologies. amid fa read, he's getting support from his coach now that he's issued the apologies. >> absolutely. what you said was perfect. this team is hoping to focus on the field and not off the field because the last couple of days it has all been off the field with comments from chris culliver that he would not welcome a gay teammate. he has said he regrets those comments but not on camera till today. here with the comments today along with the
later in the show. right now we want to go to vatican city in rome where nbc's anne thompson has more on the first appearance from pope benedict xvi since his announcement that he's stepping down at the end of the month. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. this is ash wednesday. it's usually a somber day in the catholic church. there's a celebratory air here in vatican city as the pope begins what some are calling his farewell tour. this morning, the public getting its first chance to express their appreciation for pope benedict since announcing his abdication. with the end of his papacy days away. a church famous for its rituals, vatican officials are working without a script as benedict moves into retirement. what are you going to call pope benedict once he steps down? >> i don't think he will be the pope emeritus. one of his other titles is the bishop of rome. he will probably be the americas bishop of rome. >> reporter: showed a flare for fashion, earning the nickname the prada pope. this monastery is being renovated for pope benedict. it will have a library for
. 34-year-old mike crain was killed. with no sign of dorner in the city, officers in big bear discovered his burnt-out truck with a cache of weapons inside. >> police department. >> reporter: for the last six days, officers have cleared cabins and combed through the forest. law enforcement sources tell nbc news that one of the deputies shot was killed. that brings the death total in this reign of terror to four. brian? >> miguel almaguer starting us off from l.a. tonight. miguel, thanks. >>> let's go to mike tie even any san bernadino county, just outside of big bear. mike, another loss of life tonight. this just continues to be a rolling nightmare in southern california. set the scene for us there. >> reporter: unbelievable, brian. if this is the last act in this desperate drama, it's not over yet. there may be another victim in this, the gunman, the suspect himself. we don't know yet whether he is still in that cabin. he has not been seen since the smoke started billowing about 4:00 our time. the flames, as you pointed out, started a little over an hour ago there were report
on them. what happened next has brought a lot of attention to one american city's police department and it has convinced one law enforcement official to confront some of the people she relies on most. kate snow has our report. >> you've been called the toughest woman in detroit. >> well, i've been called a lot of things. that's just one of them. >> even in a hard-hit town full of tough women, kym worthy stands out. she's the wayne county prosecutor, the chief law enforcement officer in the detroit area. she's also a single mother raising three daughters on her own. >> i guess so. >> constantly juggling home life and work. >> i wanted to be a lawyer. i fell into the job of being a prosecutor the moment i started doing this work i knew it was work for me. >> never one to shy away from the toughest cases, worthy prosecuted detroit's former mayor kwame kill patrick. >> we are not going ignore true justice at any time. >> she's the one person in detroit you really don't want to get angry and that's exactly what happened back in august 2009 all because of a discovery that centered on this
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. the former archbishop of quebec city, who now leads the congregation of bishops. at the pope's request, he went to ireland last year to meet with victims of sexual abuse. now the lone american being talked about new york's cardinal dolan. he downplayed his chances this morning and some observers say the cardinal would be leery of a pope from a super power. brian, one thing to remember, benedict xvi saw the impact of disease on john paul ii and the impact that had on the church. and he didn't want it to through it again. >> we'll be covering this very closely for the next 17 days and beyond. anne thompson, part of our coverage, thanks. >>> now to a big domestic story in southern california, tonight. 50 families of lapd officers are under 24-hour protection as an ex cop sniper remains on the loose and the reward is now $1 million. it's a region edge, a police department stretched to the limit. nbc's miguel almaguer is with us once again from lapd headquarters tonight. miguel, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. it's been more than a week since the first of three murders, so tonig
in florida hit the links with tiger woods in this palm city community, the immigration debate got a fresh jolt when "usa today" reported on a leaked copy of the president's immigration proposal. according to the paper, the draft bill would create a new lawful prospective immigrant visa that would allow illegal immigrants to become legal permanent residents in eight years and the plan would boost border security funding and require employers to check immigration status of new hires. >> good evening. >> reporter: that drew sharp criticism from republican senator marco rubio, a key figure in the bipartisan group working on immigration reform. in a statement, he said, "if actually proposed, the president's bill would be dead on arrival in congress, leaving us with unsecured borders and a broken legal immigration system for years to come." >> well, let's make sure that it doesn't have to be proposed. >> reporter: today, white house chief of staff dennis mcdonough dodged the report, insisting the president has not put a bill forward yet, hoping that congress will act first. >> we will be prepar
city of punt punta goreda. >> the message is urgency and safety. >> get to safety and hunker down. >> that night jean huden thought her life was quite literally in shambles. >> i stayed and rode the hurricane out by myself in the house and watched my house come apart around my ears. >> 60 miles to the south jean's husband jim was holed up in a hotel, hiding, not from the storm, but from his past. >> he was scared so he figured he'd get while the getting was good. >> as soon as the worst of the storm had blown over jean says she joined her panicked husband. they ordered pizza and turned on the tv. >> the losses are substantial. >> but jean couldn't concentrate on the hurricane news. the personal storm that was wrecking her marriage and ruining her life took precedence. >> it was the big tensionfest. we talked and asked a lot of questions, you know? why? what were you thinking? what are you going to do now? >> it was a messy situation, betrayal, deception, dissertion, the usual menu of dysfunction that all too often falls under the category of another woman, but there was more to it
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